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ODBC Connection

You may connect to your SyncHub data warehouse via a Windows ODBC Data Connection, using these simple steps. First, select your ODBC connections from your Start menu: ![]( You can use the User or System DSN, but if in doubt, we recommend going for System: ![]( Select the ODBC Driver for SQL Server. In our example, we have version 17 available, however other versions will likely work over time too. Note: - do **not** select the raw _SQL Server_ options, as these do not allow database-level access) - if you can't see an option for _ODBC Driver for SQL Server_, then you may [download the latest ODBC drivers from Microsoft]( ![]( The server name can be obtained from your [credentials dashboard](/kb/startreporting?api=): ![]( **Important:** Use the SQL Server Authentication option for your credentials... ![]( **Also very important:** Make sure you provide the database name from your credentials page too: ![]( That's it! All other options may be left as their defaults.